Jan 2020

Matrimonial and family law team gives seminar to Manulife staff on cross border divorce cases

Our Senior Associate Anita Leung and Associate Sophia Lam from the Matrimonial & Family Law Department were invited to give a seminar to Manulife staff on the issues involved in cross border divorce cases.

In the seminar, legal advice and solutions were provided by our team on the common matrimonial disputes over cross-border marriages mainly between Hong Kong and Mainland China.

The recognition and enforcement of civil judgments in matrimonial and family cases between Hong Kong and Mainland China were also discussed in the seminar, in particular with reference to “the Arrangement on Reciprocal Recognition and Enforcement of Civil Judgments in Matrimonial and Family Cases by the Courts of the Mainland and of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region” (“The Arrangement”). The Arrangement covers a wide range of orders made by the Courts from both jurisdictions, which includes adoption orders, divorce decrees, children custody, care and access orders, parentage and legitimacy declarations and property distribution and maintenance orders etc.

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